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Juvenile Supervisor I (Part-time)
Title:Juvenile Supervisor I (Part-time)
Department:Detention Home
Job Type:Part-Time


Job Title:               Juvenile Supervisor I

Job Code:             0392

Department:         Detention Home

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt

Reports to:           Detention Care Supervisor and Director


This is supervisory work of residents at the Neaves Davis Center for Children. Employee is responsible for overseeing all activities of the residents at the center as well as ensuring that all documentation in daily log books are legible and correct. Work involves supervising residents on any given shift, to include daily activities, recreational periods, school, personal cleanliness and other periods as scheduled. Employee observes the behavior of, counsels with and provides information about residents detained. Person in this classification must be able to preserve order and deal with disciplinary problems if required.


(All duties listed may not be included in any one position nor does the list include all tasks found in a position of this class.)

Supervises all activities of the residents at the center to include meals, rest periods, personal cleanliness, recreational periods, school and all other daily activities as required. Must also be able to maintain order and deal with disciplinary problems if required.

Prepares observation, incident and behavior reports as required and insures that all information in the daily log book is legible and correct.

Transports juveniles to and from scheduled appointments (e.g. court hearings, medical, dental, other detention facilities, etc.)

In some situations, employee may provide crisis counseling in an effort to calm volatile situations.


  1. Education

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: Graduation from high school or GED.

  1. Knowledge, Skill, and Ability

Some knowledge of sociology and child psychology as applied to delinquent. Some knowledge of law enforcement and security measures. Some knowledge of institutional maintenance and upkeep. Ability to gain the confidence of socially maladjusted children; be able to establish and maintain effective working relations with parents and guardians. Ability to plan and supervise children’s activities. Work may involve sitting or standing for prolonged periods, walking, kneeling, stooping, grasping, throwing, climbing and lifting. Vision must be adequate to visually monitor activities and make inspections. Hearing must be adequate to hear instructions and to monitor activities of juveniles. Must be able to read and write the English language and have the ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  1. Experience

Some experience in a correctional or institutional environment.

  1. Physical Requirements

Must pass physical exam required by law.

Must be able to communicate effectively.

The person in this position frequently communicates in person and on the telephone.

Needs to be able to operate office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.

The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinet, office machinery, etc.

  1. Certifications or Licenses Required

DISCLAIMER: This job is based on fiscal funding by the State of Alabama. If future funding is not appropriated by the State, this job will be subject to termination.


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